Season 26 Auditions - September 10, 2018

2018/19 Brüka Theatre Season Audition Slots Available
Reno, NV - Monday, September 10, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Brüka Theatre will hold open auditions for the 26th Season. We hope you will come to the theatre and share your talent with Brüka and our community. 

Sign up for a slot online at “”
or contact Brüka for an online invitation. 
Email: or call 775-323-3221. 
You will need to leave an email address.

The day of the audition: please enter Brüka from the side-door entrance on First Street. The waiting area is upstairs. You will be ushered downstairs at your scheduled time. We want to utilize your time the best we can, so please check in at least ten minutes before your scheduled audition time. If you have not signed up for a slot, you may sign up on the evening of the audition if there are any openings. 

Actors will be seen by the directors of this season productions in groups of five. Prepare one to two monologues (preferably contrasting monologues if you choose to do more than one). The maximum time is two minutes total for each audition. Reminder - You will be timed and stopped at two minutes. Please dress appropriately - and please no flip-flops! Please bring your current resume and a photo. 

You will be auditioning for our 2018/19 shows scheduled November 2018 - July 2019. Callbacks will be held at a later date. We are also looking for technical people and volunteers for our season - if you are interested in helping in these areas - please send an email to our box office and volunteer manager Holly Natwora at or call: (775) 323-3221.

Shows we will be auditioning for: 
The Mousehole Family Christmas Extravaganza, The Dresser, Akhnanan, The Crucible, Original Play Readings, Victor/Victoria - Musical

We validate convenient parking at the Parking Gallery on First and Sierra Street. We also suggest parking in the Court Street parking lot across from The Pioneer Theater and walking across the new Virginia Street Bridge to Brüka. 

Brüka Theatre is located at the corner of First and Virginia Streets in evolving downtown Reno next to the Virginia Street Bridge. Our box office is open Wednesday through Saturday. We are closed on most holidays. Check us out at Season Tickets are on sale now. Online tickets available at

ABOUT BRÜKA THEATRE Now celebrating its 26th season in downtown Reno, Brüka has been named “Best Theatre Company” by Reno News and Review twenty one years running. Brüka Theatre is a leader in the region, recognized for its innovative productions, exceptionally talented artists and acclaimed Theatre for Children series since its founding in 1992. Central to Brüka is the commitment to the re-investigation of contemporary and classic plays and developing new plays within Brüka’s Artistic Collective, a group that includes winners of the Nevada Arts Council and Sierra Arts Foundation artist grants and nine local best actor honors. Brüka, a non-equity, small professional, not-for-profit member theater company of the national TCG (Theatre Communications Group). Brüka Theatre has produced over 100 shows in our downtown Reno location. Sign up for our newsletter by going to our website at


Seeking Play Submissions for The 25th Season at Bruka Theatre

Brüka Theatre is seeking PLAY SUBMISSIONS for the Season 25 - 2017/18 at Brüka Theatre. Submissions are open from January 15, 2017 - February 15, 2017.  
Our goal is to review the proposals for the best match to Brüka and our mission and reach out about the proposals in March/April 2017.  We aim to have our season announced by May of 2017.  It is our 25th season . . . we want to celebrate the artistry of Brüka, the city of Reno the artists, creators and the community. We are open for new ideas, great works and conversation. A confidential committee led by The Producing Artistic Director will review plays.  

Producing a full season of dynamic theatre requires great investment of time, money, trust and teamwork. Most of all it takes ingenuity, courage and passion.  Our goal is to create a place for this passion to have a canvas.  For our seasons, we choose a theme to work around.  For our 25th we are playing with the theme of "Serendipity".  That could change in accordance with the submissions, the times we live and the art of adjustment.  We hope you will read through the submission form carefully.  Submit your resume of experience and consider sharing your artistry with Brüka Theatre and the community.  Feel free to send any questions through to  

How to submit:

Send though the mail:  
üka Theatre 99 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV  89501


Dropped off to Brüka during box office hours:  
     Thursday - Saturday 2:30 - 6:30.

Submission Form


Bruka Season Auditions 2016/17 Season

Announcing Season Auditions For Brüka’s 24th Season


Season Auditions – Sunday, September 11, 2016 @ 4 PM

For the Audition:  Please prepare one - two contemporary (contrasting) Monologues.

Audition time not to exceed 2 minutes total.

Please bring headshot/resume.

Doors open and sign up for audition slots start at 3:40

Enter in side door on First Street. 

Also looking for technical people and volunteers. 

AGE RANGE:  Looking for actors ages 10 and up for roles in this season.

Please note - there are a couple of roles for actors and actresses under 18. Please know that the subject matter is mature in the plays and there is graphic language.

This is a season audition.  All shows will have a callback specific to the needs of the show.  (Including the musical.)

Questions?  Contact us via email at:

Or leave a message at 775-323-3221 

This season we are auditioning for the following productions:

Buttcracker 7, Happy Birthday Wanda June, The Untamed, Tooth Of Crime, Next To Normal.


Auditions For Stage Kiss


August 2, 2016

Bruka Theatre is holding auditions for The Full Length Play - Stage Kiss. Written by Sarah Ruhl. For this comedy the director Christopher Willson is looking for: 4m, 3f. Ages 18 - 50. Bring headshot/resume. Also looking for technical people and volunteers.

Audition is August 2, 2016. Doors open at 6:30. Enter in side door on First Street. Questions? Contact us via email at: 
Or leave a message at 775-323-3221

Shows dates are September 30 to October 22.

Plot: Art imitates Life. Life imitates Art. When two actors with a history are thrown together as romantic leads in a forgotten 1930s melodrama, they quickly lose touch with reality as the story onstage follows them offstage...

This is a "pre-season" audition. Season Auditions are still be scheduled and should be held in late August/early September. Sign up for our newsletter for updates at:



2015 Biggest Little Theatre Festival

We are accepting submissions for BRUKA THEATRE'S BIGGEST LITTLE THEATRE FESTIVAL from September 15 - September 30, 2015.  Please download the guidelines BY CLICKING ON THE BIGGEST LITTLE THEATRE FESTIVAL LOGO BELOW.  If you have any other questions, please contact: (Mary Bennett, Producing Artistic Director).  Applicants are required to have their own show complete for performance.  Bruka Theatre provides the basic tech, space, inclusion in Festival promotion and house management.